Brando: The Biography

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Hyperion, Oct 10, 1994 - Actors - 1118 pages
From growing up the son of alcoholic, philandering parents to his recent public agony as the father of a convicted killer, Marlon Brando has lived a life beset by personal demons. Behind the myth, beneath his immense fame and fortune, he is a troubled man whom few people really know. For the first time, Brando unveils him whole: from the height of his talents to the depths of his despair; his sexual compulsions, the endless years of psychotherapy, the girlfriends who've committed suicide, his eating disorders, his notorious psychological manipulations, his lifelong love/hate relationships with his children (legitimate and not), his involvement with the radical American Indian Movement, and his controversial seclusion in Tahiti. Gripping, astonishing, and utterly revealing, Brando is both a towering achievement and exactly the biography that its subject so richly deserves.

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This biography, much discussed even before its publication, is as mammoth as Brando himself—and a compelling read. Most of the details supplied by Manso (Mailer: His Life and Times, 1985, etc ... Read full review

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A scandal-loving biographer's dream, Marlon Brando has led a tumultuous life, complete with unhappy childhood, an active and varied sex life, troubled children of his own (son Christian is now in ... Read full review


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